Emerging Chains http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44085/more en Umami founder plans 3 new restaurant concepts http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/umami-founder-plans-3-new-restaurant-concepts <div class="field-deck"> AdVantage Restaurant Partners grows portfolio with Fat Noodle, Chop Daddy’s, Barberia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AdVantage Restaurant Partners grows portfolio with Fat Noodle, Chop Daddy’s, Barberia</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/umami-founder-plans-3-new-restaurant-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/umami-founder-plans-3-new-restaurant-concepts#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:41:00 +0000 116361 at http://nrn.com <p>Adam Fleischman&#39;s empire began with Umami Burger.</p> Asian Box seeks growth in challenging fast-casual segment http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment <div class="field-deck"> CEO Frank Klein outlines the chain’s plans, challenges to expansion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Frank Klein outlines the chain’s plans, challenges to expansion</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Operations Registration Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:30:00 +0000 115971 at http://nrn.com <p>Frank Klein</p> Asian Box Yum to open fast-casual Banh Shop http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/yum-open-fast-casual-banh-shop <div class="field-deck"> Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC parent tries new Vietnamese-inspired concept in Dallas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, KFC parent tries new Vietnamese-inspired concept in Dallas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/yum-open-fast-casual-banh-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/yum-open-fast-casual-banh-shop#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:56:00 +0000 115771 at http://nrn.com Ron Ruggless A look inside Rusty Taco http://nrn.com/fast-casual/look-inside-rusty-taco <div class="node-body gallery-body">Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has made a majority investment in nine-unit Rusty Taco Inc. of Dallas as it continues to buy into emerging brands</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/look-inside-rusty-taco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/look-inside-rusty-taco#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Weekly Wrap Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:38:00 +0000 114851 at http://nrn.com Buffalo Wild Wings invests in taco concept http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/buffalo-wild-wings-invests-taco-concept <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining operator acquires majority stake in Dallas-based Rusty Taco </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining operator acquires majority stake in Dallas-based Rusty Taco</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/buffalo-wild-wings-invests-taco-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/buffalo-wild-wings-invests-taco-concept#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Weekly Wrap Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:20:00 +0000 114841 at http://nrn.com 2014 Next 20: Zoës Kitchen http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-zo-s-kitchen <div class="field-deck"> Growing chain carves out Mediterranean niche in hot fast-casual segment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Growing chain carves out Mediterranean niche in hot fast-casual segment</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-zo-s-kitchen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-zo-s-kitchen#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual The Next 20 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 114611 at http://nrn.com 2014 Next 20: Del Frisco’s Grille http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-del-frisco-s-grille <div class="field-deck"> Sister brand of high-end steakhouse taps into growing polished-casual market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sister brand of high-end steakhouse taps into growing polished-casual market</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-del-frisco-s-grille" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-del-frisco-s-grille#comments Emerging Chains Fine Dining The Next 20 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 114381 at http://nrn.com 2014 Next 20: Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-capriotti-s-sandwich-shop <div class="field-deck"> New ownership team aims to take decades-old sandwich shop to the next level </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New ownership team aims to take decades-old sandwich shop to the next level</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-capriotti-s-sandwich-shop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-capriotti-s-sandwich-shop#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Quick Service The Next 20 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 114371 at http://nrn.com Meet the NRN 2014 Next 20 http://nrn.com/next-20/meet-nrn-2014-next-20 <div class="node-body article-body">Explosive growth and new-store development are a common theme among these concepts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/meet-nrn-2014-next-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/meet-nrn-2014-next-20#comments Emerging Chains Weekly Wrap The Next 20 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 114331 at http://nrn.com 2014 Next 20: Methodology http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-methodology <div class="node-body article-body">The Next 20 is the third installment in a series of exclusive NRN reports</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-methodology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/next-20/2014-next-20-methodology#comments Emerging Chains The Next 20 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 114321 at http://nrn.com